National delegate conference 2013

18 – 21 June 2013

Liverpool Arena and Convention Centre

The national conference of UNISON’s local government service group, including schools and further education, deciding policy on issues affecting members at work.

Venue and accommodation

Liverpool Arena and Convention Centre, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool L3 4FP

The venue

The Liverpool Arena and Convention Centre is located on the Liverpool waterfront, next to the Grade 1 listed Albert Dock complex and World Heritage Site on the eastern bank of the river Mersey. For more information see ACC website.

Travel arrangements

Branches are asked to book all travel arrangements for conference through Stewart Corporate Travel. Travel application forms are attached to the conference bulletin [PDF].

Travel costs for delegates will be funded nationally; travel costs for visitors must be paid for by the branch.

Branches are responsible for funding their delegates’ and visitors’ attendance at conference. Subsistence should cover the cost of accommodation, meals, childcare, dependent care and facilitation.


Branches are encouraged to arrange accommodation through Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership. Using the booking service supports the work of our members in local government and ensures our continuing ability, as a not-for-profit organisation, to secure preferential rates for our conference venues.

For full details of current availability and for bookings please go to the accomodation website.

You can also telephone on 0151 237 3938 or email

Conference Motions